Persuasive Language and Emotional Appeals
Terms in this set (25)
"her diamond studded tiara"
"Sydney's slippery star"
"Teachers must take responsibility for students' terrible results."
"For too long have children suffered these harsh and barbaric expectations."
"According to Melbourne Water, 1.5 million households used over 500 billion litres of water in the past year."
Evidence - statistics
"All students benefit from listening to Miss Tehan."
"We all have a role to play."
"I cannot imagine the horrors they faced; I cannot imagine the strength of their spirit; I cannot allow it to happen again."
"Are we really going to let this kill us?"
"Juvenile joyriders terrorise community."
"Nic's nosejob nightmare"
"As I left the train, three clearly drug-affected youths spat abuse at me and threw bottles at the platform, amashing glass in my path and scaring a girl half to death."
Anecdote, Emotive Language
"This man is a thug who seeks only to glorify theft and anti-social behaviour with his offensive so-called artwork."
Attack, Emotive Language
"The slaughter of innocents should be stopped."
"Only four in ten smoke alarms fitted in Brisbane homes are fully operational."
Evidence - Statistics
"Video games promote violence and anti-social behaviour."
"We all play a role here: it's up to every one of us to do our bit."
"Expert Mark Sloan agrees that students do not do enough revision."
Evidence - Expert Opinion
"These men, who murdered two children in cold blod, have received four-year sentences and will serve their time under minimum security. Pity the parents who must now endure the thought of these assassins walking free before anyone can utter the words "bring back the death penalty."
Appeal to a sense of justice
"In the 21st century, Australia cannot justify a sense of detachment from worl terrorism. We are as much at risk of an attack as the USA or any other nation. The question is: are we prepared?"
Appeal to fear; Appeal to a sense of security; Inclusive language
"Anyone who has written a blog or downloaded a song at Apple Music store will know what I mean."
Appeal to being modern and up-to-date
"Same-sex couples are denying their children the right to a balenced and hassle-free upbringing."
Appeal to family values; Appeal to tradition
"The next time you consider allowing your child to travel alone at night consider this tragedy."
Appeal to fear
"Australian families are already in debt more than ever before; another interest rate rise will mean ruin for thousands of struggling families."
Appeal to hip-pocket-nerve;
"The MCG is more than just an oval; it's a national institution, a shrine to meat pies, cold beer and brute strength."
Appeal to patriotism